UK News in Pictures

Home Breaking A murder investigation has been launched following a shooting in West Kensington

A murder investigation has been launched following a shooting in West Kensington

A murder investigation has been launched following a shooting in West Kensington.

At 2.02am on Sunday, 4 September police were called to Kensington High Street, W14 following reports of a firearms discharge.

Officers attended and carried out a search of the area.

They found a man – believed to be in his 20s – with gunshot wounds and provided emergency first aid until the arrival of the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

The man was taken to a central London hospital where he died at 5.32am.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command have launched an investigation.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

At this early stage anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC giving the reference 824/04SEP.

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

social media2

Never miss another Breaking story again

 

You can sign up to get the latest news, top stories and exclusives sent straight to your WhatsApp from the UKNIP team.

WhatsApp
Instagram
Snapchat

To get stories sent to you, you need to already have WhatsApp. All you need to do is click this link and select ‘join community’

No one will be able to see who is signed up and no one can send messages except the UKNIP team. you can read your privacy policy notice.

Click here to join our WhatsApp community.

Follow UKNIP 

UK News in Pictures delivers instant news and picture coverage as the story unfold. Stay current with breaking stories thanks to this round-the-clock news service. Operating 24/7, it provides up-to-the-minute reporting on breaking news, community updates, and more, ensuring you’re always informed, wherever you are, every day of the week.

Edtior's Picks

© 2024 All Rights Reserved. Designed and Developed by UKNIP

Adblock Detected

Please support us by disabling your AdBlocker extension from your browsers for our website.